In Conversation With Carla Power, Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award

How do we deal with extremism, both at home and abroad? Can deradicalization work? How can polarized societies heal?

Finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award Carla Power discusses her new book Home, Land, Security – Deradicalization and the Journey back from Extremism with author of Choked and former AP reporter Beth Gardiner.

About Carla Power: Carla Power is a London-based journalist, a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award for If the Oceans Were Ink, and author of newly released Home, Land, Security. She started her career at Newsweek Magazine focusing on Muslim societies, global social issues, and culture, reporting from Europe, the Middle East, and Asia. She has written for a wide range of publications, from Vogue and Time to The New York Times Magazine, The Guardian, and Foreign Policy. Carla holds a B.A. from Yale, a M.Phil. in Modern Middle Eastern Studies from Oxford, and a degree from Columbia University School of Journalism.

About Beth Gardiner: Beth Gardiner is a London-based environmental journalist. Her book, Choked: Life and Breath in the Age of Air Pollution, made the Guardian’s Best of 2019 list, and was a finalist for the National Association of Science Writers’ Science in Society book award. Beth wrote the cover story for National Geographic’s April 2021 issue, and her work has also appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Washington Post, HuffPost, Yale Environment 360 and Smithsonian. She’s a two-time fellow of the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, a former longtime Associated Press reporter, and a member of the Yale Class of 1993.

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